Helpful Links

The following is a list of helpful websites for parents regarding various issues related to child health.

 

http://www.aap.org/parents.html - This American Academy of Pediatrics site is an excellent resource for a variety of parenting issues and questions such as breast feeding, car seat safety, behavioral issues and general pediatric health.

http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines - The Center for Disease Control lists the most current recommendations and requirements for vaccinations for children.  This site also has many useful links including an excellent link regarding necessary healthcare precautions and immunizations for families traveling to foreign countries.

http://www.chop.edu/consumer/jsp/division/generic.jsp?id=75697 - This comprehensive site created by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia  covers all aspects of vaccine safety, recommendations and the science of vaccines.

http://www.teenhealthfx.com - A great resource for parents and teens regarding topics in adolescent health.

http://www.foodallergy.org - The Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network is a great reference for parents of children with food allergies.

http://www.aapcc.org - American Association of Poison Control Centers details a great amount of  useful information. The phone number for poison control is 1-800-222-1222.

http://www.cpsc.gov - The Consumer Product Safety Commission provides current lists of safety recalls.